What's On

What's on in Wexford

Note that due to the National Government recommendations regarding COVID-19, please contact the venue to confirm if the event is still going ahead.

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round. 

  • Festivals: Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but Wexford has much more. Food and harvest festivals, the Spiegeltent, literary festivals or the Fringe festival to name a few
  • Loads of family-friendly events take place around the County. Check Wells House and Gardens,  Johnstown Castle, the Irish National Heritage Park among others to find children events and activities
  • Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must. Look up the Presentation and Wexford Art Centres and many pubs like the Crown in Wexford town or the Bailey in Enniscorthy 
  • Find the list of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in the Irish National Heritage Park and other venues

Visit Wexford

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Ian Doyle LIVE

Please note that this event will take place under current social distancing measurements as per Government guidelines. Ian Doyle has written and produced two accomplished albums under the moniker “The Man Whom” – The Greatest Event (2011) and The Dancer from the Dance (2019). Both albums were critically acclaimed for their song-writing, sophisticated string arrangements and ambitious production.   Recently, […]

Heritage Week at Enniscorthy Castle

Wed 15th July - Sun 23rd August
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National Heritage Week will run from Saturday, 15th – Sunday, 23rd August. To take account of restrictions on gatherings due to COVID-19, rather than focusing on the organisation of events this year, local heritage groups, families and communities are invited to develop projects around this year’s theme of ‘Heritage and Education.   We here at […]

Billy Roche Live

Fri 7th August - Fri 7th August
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Please note that this event will take place under current social distancing measurements as per Government guidelines. Billy Roche returns to the Wexford Arts Centre on Friday 7th August at 7pm with his renowned Red Guitar Tour. He will be joined by his two comrades-in-arms Mike Odlum and Pete McCamley. Together, they will perform the album […]

Pierce Turner Live

Sat 22nd August - Sat 22nd August
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Please note that this event will take place under current social distancing measurements as per Government guidelines.   Wexford Arts Centre is delighted to welcome back Pierce Turner for an intimate gig this summer. Pierce is a dynamic live performer and consummate musician, who was voted  Ireland’s solo artist of the Year in 1994.  He has […]

Kevin Lawlor’s APK Trio

Sat 8th August - Sat 8th August
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LIVE at Wexford Arts Centre Kevin Lawlor’s APK Trio – Please note that this event will take place under current social distancing measurements as per Government guidelines. Kevin Lawlor – drums Alex O’Keeffe – guitar Jake Richardson – keys / piano   This contemporary trio fuse the music and style of jazz, funk and improvised music with modern […]

The Rob Strong Band LIVE

Sat 15th August - Sat 15th August
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Please note that this event will take place under current social distancing measurements as per Government guidelines. He may be 72 years old this year but Rob Strong, as his name suggests, is still going strong! The Derry native with the sensational blues/soul voice, is celebrating an amazing 55 years on the road. Rob first started out […]

Wexford On Ice

Sat 21st November - Sun 3rd January
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Winter wouldn’t be complete without enjoying a skate at Wexford on Ice! The Ice Rink returns to the spectacular setting of the Quay from 21st November to 3rd January. Visitors can try on their brand new skates and twirl away on the ice. Those of you who are nervous or a first time skater don’t […]

Amber Springs Santa Experience

Sat 21st November - Wed 23rd December
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The Amber Springs has the best Santa visit in Ireland as voted by you… and now he has a NEW house in an all NEW village. A trip to Santa builds memories that last a lifetime and the experience is as fun for the adults as it is for these kids. We will help welcome your family into our […]

Wexford Winterland

Sat 21st November - Sun 3rd January
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The Wexford Winterland Festival brings the magic of Christmas to Wexford Town this festive season! There is something for the entire family in the action-packed programme of events with the return of Wexford on Ice on Wexford’s idyllic quay front, Christmas light show, Santa’s North Pole Experience and much much more. The Wonderous Wexford Winterland […]

Leatherwork with Roy Gallagher

Sun 16th August - Sun 18th October
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Learn from needlework and leatherwork expert Roy Gallagher and make practical leather items.   Courses Available Ladies’ Wood and Leather Clutch Handbag  16th Aug  Cost per particiapnt €100   Leather Journal Cover   18th Oct    Cost per particpant €65   Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 053 9120733 or visit our website.      

Survival Skills with Shayne Phelan

Sat 4th July - Sun 20th September
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Learn the rudiments of core temperature management, water collection and purification and how to develop a survivor’s mindset

Animal Wire Sculpture with Imogen Stafford

Sat 13th June - Sat 3rd October
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Join Wexford based Sculptor Imogen Stafford as she takes time out from creating her mythological Creatures on display at the Botanic Gardens in Dublin to share her craft Imogen specialises in creating sculptures from mixed media including chicken wire inspired by mythology and Irish wildlife. Over the duration of the course, you will learn how […]